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Materials Planner

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  • Sector:

    Supply Chain and Procurement

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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JOB- Materials Planner 
TERM- Permanent candidates only
SALARY- £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
We are looking for a Materials Planner on a permanent based in the Dorset area with experience of working in a fast paced environment working as the liaison between various departments.

The Materials Planner will ideally have the following attributes:
  • 3+ years experience of Production planning in fast paced environment
  • Technical education or education in production planning and control
  • Demonstrated proficiency of ERP/MRP systems
  • Advanced excel knowledge
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Hands on and proactive
  • Working understanding of “Lean” production methodologies
The Materials Planner role will involve:
  • Develops, maintain and communicate the production plan to achieve and exceed on time delivery targets.
  • Identifies any upcoming capacity issues and work closely with the relevant members of the team to offer solutions to these issues
  • Creates and maintains jobs in line with the ERP system processes to ensure accurate WIP valuations and capacity planning.
  • Drives customer focus throughout the business, communicates customer requests and expedites works orders when required.
  • Ensures the shipping plan is maintained, including sales order information prior to shipments.
  • Delivers capacity plans in line with the S&OP process, ensuring resource, training, materials and equipment plans are in place.
  • Supports continuous improvements on the line, developing and building on existing processes to improve production flow, on-time starts and inventory accuracy.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.
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